While the transfer window for football clubs to make summer signings slammed shut yesterday with the usual flurry of crazy stories and late moves, another deadline came and went in rather less sensational circumstances. The European Parliament closed the tender process for strategic social media support around Brexit.
Back in July I was contacted by the European Parliament Information Office in London and invited to submit a bid to support it with social media strategy development and coaching. The brief outlined a two year support contract specifically covering social communications around the European Parliament’s role in the Brexit negotiations.
Great opportunity, huh? I’m not going to lie; I was flattered.
The tender process was limited to a handful of invited consultants and, although the budget wasn’t the highest I’ve seen or delivered upon this year, you know…the bloody European Parliament! As Del Boy would say: “Pot pourri! Bonnet de douche, Rodney!” [Read more…]